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Will A Woman Ever Win The National?

In the film ‘National Velvet’ Elizabeth Taylor rides her horse Pie to victory in the Grand National only to be disqualified when it’s discovered that she’s a girl masquerading as Pie’s Latvian male jockey. Fiction obviously; but fiction…

Female Jockey Winner?

Actress Elizabeth Taylor famously won the Grand National in 1945 riding "The Pie" to victory. We must point out that the victory only occurred in the film 'National Velvet' and not on the official course, unfortunately Liz was stripped of her…